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Metso to Supply Automation Package for New Allimand PM in Spain

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Allimand, France, has ordered from Metso, Finland, an extensive automation package for a paper machine it will install at the new Miquel y Costas' mill in la Pobla de Claramunt, Spain. Allimand is a paper machine manufacturer that designs and builds completes turnkey machines of 4- to 8-m wide and also supplies rebuilds to existing paper machines.

The new production line, which is the latest generation, will allow Miquel y Costas to expand its range of papers and develop new products.

The delivery will include a Metso DNA automation system for machine, process, and drive controls, Metso Process and Quality Vision for web inspection and web break analysis, and a Metso IQ quality control system including MD and CD quality controls with Metso IQ Moisturizer. Commissioning is scheduled for the last four-month period of 2012. Incorporated in 1929, Miquel y Costas consists of 13 companies, all centered on the paper industry and covering everything from marketing to services.


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